International Seminar on the Macroeconomics of Disinvestment organised by IDEAS and Institute of Economics, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro at the Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 29 January 2003.

This was the title of the workshop presented as part of the 'Seminario Internacional de Macroeconomia Para o Desenvolvimento' (International Seminar on the Macroeconomics of Disinvestment) at the Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 29 January, 2003.   The workshop was presented by 'O Instituto de Economia da UFRJ' (Institute of Economics, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro) and IDEAs (International Development Economics Associates).    The workshop, which was presided over by Franklin Serrano (UFRJ, IDEAs), had three sessions-two in the morning and one in the afternoon. The first session concentrated on theoretical problems regarding free capital flows, and the…

IDEAs Sessions at the First International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy Organized by the Ethiopian Economic Association at Addis Ababa from 3-5 January 2003

IDEAs held two plenary sessions at the First International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy convened by the Ethiopian Economic Association from January 3-5, 2003 at the United Nations Conference Center, Addis Ababa. The speakers spoke on how the orthodox economic policies of the neoliberals are adversely affecting various sectors of economies in developing countries and various segments of their population. Some East Asian Lessons for African Development Jomo K. S. Liberalisation and Policies of Food Security: The Indian Experience Madhura Swaminathan

International Conference on International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context Organised by IDEAs at Muttukadu, Tamil Nadu, India, 16-19 December 2002.

The IDEAs conference in Chennai, India on "International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context" looked into the nature and workings of current capitalism as a world system and into the policy alternatives which are more appropriate to the needs of developing countries than the standard neo-liberal prescriptions. Conference Summary Papers presented in the conference The papers are in PDF format. Capital Account Liberalization, Free Long-Term Capital Flows,Financial Crises and Economic Development. Ajit Singh (Size : 304 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps) The Recent Crisis of the Argentine Economy: Some Elements…